Safari Zero-Day Exploit Can Takeover A Mac Computer Entirely

Safari is Apple’s default browser that comes bundled with their iOS and macOS devices. It’s a pretty decent browser but unfortunately, it seems that it might not necessarily be the most secure. This is according to a demonstration made at a white-hat hacker security conference in Vancouver, Canada.


19-Year Old WinRAR Bug Is Used To Distribute Malware

Last month the developers behind WinRAR finally issued a patch that fixed a serious security flaw in the app. The catch was that this was a bug that had been around for 19 years, meaning that the flaw had many years to be exploited. Now according to a report from McAfee (via Engadget), it looks like those fears have indeed come true.


A Worrying Two-Thirds Of Android Antivirus Apps Are Apparently Frauds

Antivirus apps are meant to give you peace of mind where in the event you accidentally click on that suspicious link or email, you know that your device should be somewhat protected. Unfortunately there are so many antivirus apps out there that it can be a bit difficult to choose which one to go for, and the sad thing is that most of them are apparent frauds.


Chrome Lite Pages Will Help Speed Up HTTPS Websites

One of the features of Chrome on Android is the Data Saver. As its name implies, this feature will help reduce the amount of data a website consumes while helping it load faster at the same time. However the only problem was that it only worked with HTTP websites, versus the more “secure” HTTPS websites that is becoming more commonplace these days.


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Google Fixes Chrome Zero-Day Exploit, Update Your Browser Now

If you haven’t updated your Google Chrome browser yet, you will want to do so ASAP. This is because Google has recently issued an update to its Chrome browser where it patched a zero-day exploit. This is particularly urgent because according to Google, there is some evidence that malicious parties are actively exploiting it.


August View Smart Wireless Doorbell Announced

August is no stranger to creating smart doorbells, having launched several such devices in the past. However earlier this year, it was reported that the company has a new smart doorbell in the works that would be sporting a brand new design. If you were after such a device, you’re in luck as August has since announced the August View.


Samsung Galaxy S10’s Face Unlock Seemingly Beaten By A Photo

With the Samsung Galaxy S10, Samsung seems to have ditched the iris scanner in favor of an in-display fingerprint scanner and a face unlock feature. If you are planning on picking up the phone, you should probably take note that maybe using the face unlock feature might not be the best way to secure your phone.


Samsung Galaxy S10 Will Be Bundled With McAfee Anti-Malware Software

Most mobile phone companies these days tend to do a pretty good job of ensuring that their devices stay updated with the most recent security patches. This is to ensure that exploits and vulnerabilities are patched in a timely manner to prevent them from being used, but this isn’t an end-all solution.


Android’s FIDO2 Certification Could Mean A Passwordless Future

Right now passwords still rule the majority of our apps online services. While passwords are still very much functional, they do present certain problems like forgetting them and also the possibility of someone else guessing or figuring out your passwords, thus giving them access to your accounts.


WhatsApp’s Biometric Security Feature For iOS Has A Vulnerability

Earlier this month, WhatsApp announced a new feature for iOS users where they will be able to use Face ID to protect the app, meaning that users will need to scan their faces to open the app. This means that users can add an additional layer of security and privacy to the app and prevent others from reading their messages even if their phone is unlocked.


Germany Could Consider Using Huawei’s Equipment For Its 5G Networks

Huawei’s 2019 isn’t off to a very good start. The company has been facing a lot of resistance from varying countries who are skeptical about using the company’s technology in their 5G networks. This is mostly from the US government who has expressed concern about Huawei and the potential of China spying on them, and have encouraged their allies to do the same.


Apple Explored The Idea Of Biometric Unlock For Cars

How we secure our cars is still done through car keys, where a press of the button locks and unlocks our car door, and for the most part it is still used to start our cars as well. However could these security systems be a bit outdated? Could they do with an upgrade? Possibly, and that’s something that Apple might have explored in the past.


Apple Could Still Be Exploring Fingerprint Technology For The iPhone

Face ID might be the predominant security feature on Apple’s iPhones and iPads for the next few years. Apple has touted how the feature is more secure, but yet there are certain limitations on it. For example you have to look at your phone in order for it to unlock, versus fingerprint where you can unlock it without having to look at your phone which can come in handy.


Chrome WIll Soon Warn Users Of ‘Lookalike URLs’

There are some malicious websites that rely on users typing in the wrong address. We’re sure that this has happened to many of us before, where we type in the URL of a website we thought was correct, only to end up at a different website. This could be as simple as a typo in the URL, or using .net or .org instead of .com, and so on.